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Old 02-04-2020, 08:58 PM   #41
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...but yet the chassis is built by the same people that built the trucks, with the same need for fuel and similar consumption rates.

Still making excuses for poor assembly and nonexistent product responsibility I see...

1) Respectfully wrong on both counts. Class 8's are built in a totally separate environment than pickups and medium duty chassis'. Show me a motorhome, pickup that will come standard with dual 150 gallon saddle tanks with direct access to the tank via a 4 inch opening.



2) No excuses...just the facts, Jack!
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Old 08-13-2020, 01:18 AM   #42
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I have the same issues I can hold fuel nozzle upside down and fill up no issues

I think this one might hold the key. For systems with longer fill tubes (as most RV's most likely have - I know mine is at least 6 feet) the float valve in the tank shuts off the air vent, and the resulting pressure spike in the fill tube trips the pump nozzle. Found a really nice article about this:


https://jalopnik.com/this-is-why-the...all-1842036809
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Old 10-15-2020, 08:21 PM   #43
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I crack open the filler cap on the opposite side that I am filling. This vents the filler while refueling.
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Old 10-15-2020, 10:51 PM   #44
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To go way, way back to the OP...I have had the same problem at some Pilot and FlyingJ stops. I believe it is the gas pump nozzle at those certain stations. The nozzles seem to have just a bit more arc on them that causes the gas to back up and trip them. I can hear it. I have a route from coastal NC to FL we take to see our daughter and I know EXACTLY what stations this happens at and avoid.
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Old 10-15-2020, 11:32 PM   #45
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I crack open the filler cap on the opposite side that I am filling. This vents the filler while refueling.
Welcome to the Forum, and that is a VERY good IDEA!
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Old 10-16-2020, 01:25 PM   #46
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I crack open the filler cap on the opposite side that I am filling. This vents the filler while refueling.
The what? What type of rig has multiple filler caps?
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Old 10-16-2020, 01:32 PM   #47
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The larger DP rigs do...
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Old 10-16-2020, 01:37 PM   #48
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The larger DP rigs do...
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Old 10-16-2020, 02:01 PM   #49
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The larger DP rigs do...
You don't realize how handy they are until you get into a tight spot at a non truck stop station and need to bring a fill hose around a pump to the passenger side fill up

The dual pump could be used if in an extreme hurry but given typically around a hundred gallons or a bit more on high speed pumps the second cap is seldom used for that

The main reason mine gets used is when traveling in winter and want to add additive I use the passenger side fill while the fuel pumps in the drivers side
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